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When strawberries scream ‘eat me’

I’m a sucker for a bright red strawberry, preferably more than one. I’m seduced by the rich colour, glossy sheen and the promise of the sometimes sweet, sometimes tart flesh. I’ve been known to pick them in secret from my own garden when my daughter isn’t looking, then pretend none were ripe. Read more

Why garden makeovers get my goat

I’m never going to get a job working on one of those TV gardening shows. For one, I’m more of a behind-the-scenes kinda girl. Then there’s my problem with makeovers. Read more